Editor’s Pick: Interactive Learning in Akron

Editor’s Pick: Interactive Learning in Akron

- in August 2016, Education/Schools

Akron Fossils & Science Center

Families can hold and touch real fossils. There are 17 exciting exhibits, interactive learning opportunities like fossil replica making and live animal encounters, and a 2-acre park with a 200-foot zip-line. At just $10 for general admission and $5 for a park-only pass, Akron Fossils & Science Center is a must-visit spot for science lovers of all ages. 2080 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Copley, akronfossils.com


About the author

Angela Gartner is the editor at Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine. She previously served as editor for family and general interest magazines in the region. As a journalist, her articles and columns have appeared in newspapers and other publications including The News-Herald, Sun Newspapers as well as the Chicago Tribune. She grew up in Northeast Ohio and is a mom of two boys. The whole family is busy each weekend with sports and finding new happenings around the region. She loves reading books, being a board member at the Cleveland Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and taking the family dog, a Scottish Terrier named Jagger, on his walks.

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